12-12-12 Concert to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.

Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the "12-12-12" concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including more than 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island.

The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced.

According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, "Starting at 7:30 p.m. EST, on December 12, "12-12-12," The Concert for Sandy Relief, will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden via a global network of US and International television stations, Clear Channel radio stations and leading web sites. Check the listings on the website to see where you can watch locally."

New York Movie Theaters

  • Clearview’s ChelseaCinemas, 260 West 23rd Street, New York, NY
  • National Amusements’, Linden Boulevard, 2784 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn, NY

New York Radio Stations

  • New York City, NY 106.7 Lite fm
  • New York City, NY 103.5 KTU
  • New York City, NY Z100
  • New York City, NY Q104.3
  • New York City, NY Power 105.1 FM

You can also donate to the American Red Cross, Long Island Cares and Island Harvest.

For more local ways to help by donating or volunteering, check our New York Sandy relief guide.

Also, please join Patch's effort to raise awareness and funds for those living in Patch communities affected by Sandy: Patch Rebuilds, Patch’s effort to help support devastated communities after the storm, will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund for every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds (up to $125,000).

Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors.

You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website, rebuilds.patch.com, and tweet directly from the site.

For more information on the concert, visit www.121212concert.org.

XJS December 14, 2012 at 07:20 PM
I actually donate to the Salvation Army as well as 501(c)(3)s yearly.
John Wisneuski December 14, 2012 at 08:02 PM
XJS-I used to, now they can call Obama for donations.
Ridgewood Mom December 14, 2012 at 10:47 PM
How ungenerous and hateful of you, John Wisneuski. And all to make a point. Yay.
Terry December 14, 2012 at 10:54 PM
Safety 1st December 15, 2012 at 06:17 PM
I only read a few comments but REALLY ?? Complaints ?? I'm not into Rap either. The bottom kind is this. These awesome musicians raised 35 million in ticket sales alone !! That's what this is about!!! A fundraiser. End of story. I thank all musicians who donated their time, for an excellent cause. 121212. Jersey Strong !!! Nj/Ny


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